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Metabolism May Not Decline With Age as Previously Thought

Many of us hold two tenets of weight loss as undisputed truths: It’s much harder to shed excess pounds or maintain a healthy weight as we age because our metabolism slows down, and women struggle with this more than men because of a naturally slower metabolism.

But a new

6 ways to lose weight in middle age and beyond

Those extra pounds people start to accumulate in their 40s and 50s are often blamed on a slowing metabolism that burns fewer calories as the body ages.

Enter a new study that found metabolism in adulthood doesn’t slow as commonly believed, seemingly taking away that explanation.

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